New R20m V&A Waterfront swing bridge now open

Cape Town Executive Mayor Dan Plato officially opened the new R20m swing bridge at V&A Waterfront this month. The upgraded swing bridge replaces the previous pedestrian walkway connecting the Pierhead Precinct with the Clock Tower Precinct. The original swing bridge was designed and constructed in 1997, but an increase in visitor numbers over the years…

Opportunities remain abundant for SA’s young construction entrepreneurs

Despite the real challenges it faces, the construction sector still offers young people a potentially lucrative career, says Rob Newberry, an industry veteran who is currently working with the Master Builders Association North on initiatives designed to nurture small and medium enterprises (SMEs). “While it’s unfortunate that the bigger players are falling by the wayside,…